Spring 2022 Courses / Contemporary Issues / BLACK WOMEN’S VOICES
Coordinators: Ilene Winkler, Barbara Barnes, Susannah Falk Lewis, Penelope Pi-Sunyer
Memoirs, biographies, novels, and essays—we will discuss a wide range of contemporary works by Black women this semester.
Our subjects may include the artist Faith Ringgold, memoirist and poet Maya Angelou, civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer, the novel Brown Girl, Brownstones by Paule Marshall, and a history of Black women’s political activism by Martha Jones.
Readings are encouraged but not required.
B WEEK / THUR/ 10:30am to 12:00pm
Spring 2022 Class Schedule: Black Women's Voices
Faith Ringgold: Artist, Activist, Author, Quilter
Penelope Pi-Sunyer and Gloria Peropat
Black Women Writing Children’s Literature
Bettina Love: Fighting for Transformative Education
Fannie Lou Hamer and Freedom Summer
Paule Marshall’s Brown Girl, Brownstones
Bell Hooks: Visionary Thinker
Black Women’s Voices Many Haven’t Heard